S21 E24, Tom Silva helps a homeowner missing original spiral detailed spindles from their staircase by hand-turning replicas on a lathe

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S21 E24: Hand-Turned Spindle Replication

Tom helps a homeowner who’s missing balusters from their Queen Anne Row staircase and heads to his workshop to replicate the spiral detailed spindles on his lathe. After, Tom installs the spindles.

This Old House

This Old House

Season 44 continues as the crew renovates a historic 1720 first-period Cape Ann Gambrel in Ipswich, MA.

Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House

Season 21 of Ask This Old House sees Kevin, Tommy, Richard, Jenn, and the rest of the experts help homeowners tackle their toughest home improvement projects.

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Kevin O’Connor


Richard Trethewey

Plumbing and Heating Expert

Jenn Nawada

Landscape Contractor

Tom Silva

General Contractor